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Check the status of a request:

  • For online requests, call 1-609-858-9896
  • For mailed in applications, call 1-866-649-8726 x582

Please note the processing time for

  • Online requests is 15 - 22 days business days
  • Mailed in requests for Non-Genealogical records is 8 -10 weeks
  • Mailed in requests for Genealogical records is 12 - 14 weeks

Contact Information for the NJ Office of Vital Statistics and  Registry


1-609-292-4087 x582
1-866-649-8726 toll-free nationwide

Online Orders for copies of Vital Records:

For more information about ordering online:
Telephone: 1-888-600-9176 or 1-609-858-9896

Regular orders to be submitted by Postal Mail:

New Jersey Department of Health
Office of Vital Statistics and  Registry
P.O. Box 370
Trenton, NJ 08625-0370

Regular orders to be submitted by Express Mail:

To mail in your application by Express Shipping, please send to:
New Jersey Office of Vital Statistics and Registry
Attn: - Customer Service Unit
H & A Bldg, 5th Floor
Warren and Market Streets
Trenton, NJ 08625

In Person orders:

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Office of Vital Statistics and Registry
140 East Front Street
Trenton, NJ
Driving directions

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, excluding State Holidays

For applications received after 3:30 p.m., records will be mailed the next business day.


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Maintained by Office of Vital Statistics and Registry for information on registering, amending or obtaining copies of vital records please contact us toll-free nationwide at 1-866-649-8726 or for individuals within the 609 area code at (609) 292-4087.

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